*must have two or more peer recognitions
||The Peer Recognition Awards program has been established in order to encourage departmental
unity. This program provides an opportunity for employees to recognize each other
for outstanding service. This is a very special award – an award given by a peer to
||Peer recognition is not a nomination process – it is an awarding process. Individuals
may award others from within or outside their department – as long as both individuals
are part of Academic Affairs and have at least (1) year of regular service with the
University. Employees may present four Peer Awards, per semester. Employees may not
award two Peer Awards to the same individual within an awarding year.
|Open for Participation
||Nominations for the Peer Recognition Award are accepted throughout the year. However,
a call for participation will periodically be distributed to all staff in Academic
|Who selects the honoree?
||All employees within the Academic Affairs Division are eligible to participate in
the Peer Recognition Awards program, both as presenters and recipients. Recipients
should be recognized for outstanding student, staff, departmental, or university service.
||The awards will be presented on an ongoing basis. All individuals receiving this will
also be recognized during the Awards Ceremony.
||The recipient of this award will receive a certificate of recognition and the three
recipients with the highest number (two or more) of peer recognitions at the end of
the awarding year will be eligible for the pool of nominations for the Provost’s Star
Award. In the event of a tie, all recipients who qualify* will be eligible for the
pool of nominations for the Provost’s Star Award. NOTE: Those awarding are strongly
encouraged to also present the recipient with a small token of appreciation (i.e.
lunch, candy, fruit basket, special card, etc.).
This site serves as the official source for the awards program criteria.
Changes to this website, recommended by the AA Awards committee, should be forwarded
Office of the Provost
360 Administration Building
Memphis, TN 38152-3370